Security has been stepped up at US facilities in Bahrain coinciding with the release of a report on the use of torture in CIA interrogations.
Additional police patrols and National Guard personnel were visible around the US Embass
The United States evacuated its embassy in Libya on Saturday, driving its staff under heavy military guard across the border to Tunisia because of escalating clashes between rival militias in Tripoli, the US State Department said.
Kuwait has issued a decree allowing its embassies and consulates to issue visit visas to citizens from all countries except those from Iran, Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan, said a report.
Under this new rule, all typ
Bahrain is due to open an embassy in Brazil, which will be the country's first diplomatic posting in South America.
Parliament first proposed the idea in February and the Cabinet gave it the green light yes
Israel attacked several Syrian military sites on Wednesday in retaliation for a roadside bombing that wounded four of its troops on the occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday, the Israeli military said.
It said targets included a Syria
Bahrain remains a top investment hub for GCC nationals, said a high-profile diplomat, adding that it has become the destination of choice for businessmen from Saudi Arabia, who view it as promising for private investments.
The United States has tightened security at diplomatic missions in Lebanon and Turkey because of potential threats, ordering some personnel out of Lebanon and offering to evacuate those in Adana in southeastern Turkey.
The State D
European embassies in Bahrain have doubled employees and extended working hours to ease the delays faced by Bahraini citizens applying for Schengen visas.
This emerged as Foreign Ministry's under-secretary Abdulla Abdullatif h
The United States told its citizens in Yemen on Tuesday to leave immediately and ordered the evacuation of non-essential US government staff because of the threat of terrorist attacks.
The State Department anno